South Africa

Ford wins dismissal in U.S. of claims it aided apartheid

9:19 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014

Ford won dismissal of a lawsuit claiming the company aided South Africa's apartheid regime, with a judge saying it couldn't be sued in the U.S. over actions of their units overseas....
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GM, Toyota plan to resume production in South Africa

4:07 pm U.S. ET | July 28, 2014

GM and Toyota plan to resume production on Tuesday in South Africa and the nation's largest union agreed to end a four-week strike in the metals sector after accepting a wage increase offer from employers....
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South African union said to reject wage deal to end strike, resume car output

9:49 am U.S. ET | July 25, 2014

South Africa's biggest union will probably reject the latest pay offer from employers to end a three-week strike that has idled light-vehicle output and other manufacturing because of a clause related to workplace bargaining, a union official said....
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Ford readies product push in fast-growing Africa, Middle East

12:34 am U.S. ET | July 17, 2014

Ford plans to introduce 25 new models by 2016 in Africa and the Middle East, where it projects the driving age population will grow 31 percent by 2023 to 1.7 billion people....
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Nissan latest automaker to suspend South Africa production amid strike

8:18 am U.S. ET | July 16, 2014

Nissan joined carmakers including Toyota and Ford in halting production in South Africa as a strike by metalworkers cut auto-component supplies....
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South African metalworkers employers withdraw wage offer

7:07 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2014

South Africa's steel and engineering employers group withdrew a "final" wage offer made to the striking NUMSA union. The strike has affected production at Ford, Toyota and GM....
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Toyota, Ford halt output in South Africa as strike spreads

7:49 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

Toyota and Ford are suspending production at South African plants as a two-week strike in the manufacturing industry disrupts the supply of components....
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Ford says it remains committed to South Africa despite strikes

12:13 pm U.S. ET | July 10, 2014

Ford has a long-term commitment to South Africa, its regional head said, playing down any concerns about strikes that an engineering federation said had prompted the carmaker to consider pulling out of the country....
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GM says it can weather South Africa supplier strike for medium term

7:52 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

Workers at components factories supplying General Motors' South African plant remained on strike today but the automaker said it had sufficient inventory for both domestic and export customers for the medium term....
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GM halts South Africa production after wage talks collapse

6:57 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2014

Wage talks to end an indefinite strike by more than 220,000 metalworkers in South Africa failed Thursday as the stoppage forced General Motors to halt output at its vehicle-assembly plant....
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